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Territorial Cohesion and Transboundary Governance: Insights from the Polish-German and the Czech-German Borders

  • Markus Leibenath
  • Robert Knippschild
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Part of the German Annual of Spatial Research and Policy book series (GERMANANNUAL)

Abstract

The term territorial cohesion has evolved as a new buzz-word among policy-makers and academics dealing with European spatial development. After it was officially introduced in the Amsterdam Treaty establishing the European Community1, the notion soon gained increasing attention in policy discourse. For instance, informal ministerial meetings on territorial cohesion were organised at the EU level in 2004 and 2005. In 2005 a special issue of the British scientific journal Town Planning Review as well as a track of the annual congress of the Association of European Schools of Planning were also dedicated to this theme.

Keywords

Spatial Development Strategic Environmental Assessment Cohesion Policy Spatial Policy Territorial Cohesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Leibenath
    • 1
  • Robert Knippschild
    • 1
  1. 1.Ecological Development (IOER)Leibniz Institute of RegionalDresden

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